Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Laura Watson: Kanikapila!

Laura Watson shares an illustration of a kanikapila, an impromptu Hawaiian jam session and usually happening on a beach.  A great way to wrap up summer!

Doug Chayka: The Future of Suffolk Downs

The Boston Globe commissioned Doug Chayka to illustrate the Sunday Ideas cover story about plans for the future of Suffolk Downs, a decommissioned horse racing track in East Boston.

Scott Laumann: Feature Article in Communication Arts

Scott Laumann’s ever-evolving commercial and gallery work is the subject of an in depth feature article in the September/October issue of Communication Arts Magazine.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Ruth Rowland: Illustrated Maps for Sainsbury

Ruth Rowland was commissioned by Sainsbury’s Bank Money Matters Magazine to create illustrated maps and hand lettering for their summer issues. The focus was day trips in the UK, one aimed at readers interested in family entertainment and one of general interest.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Fian Arroyo: Planet of the Crepes

Fian Arroyo created this amusing logo illustration for a food truck called Planet of the Crepes.

Keith Negley: Anti-Vacination

Keith Negley illustrated a spread in TIME Magazine on the ramifications of the current anti-vaccination movement.

The Red Dress: Kahlua Martini

The Red Dress takes a decidedly vintage cinema poster approach to this advertising illustration for Kahlua Coffee Liqueur.

Davide Bonazzi: A Farewell to Arms

Davide Bonazzi's recent illustration for MIT Technology Review accompanied an article about the possibility of recycling old Russian weapons into American electricity.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Mark Smith: Concussion

Mark Smith’s illustration for ESPN magazine effectively addresses the effects of repeated head trauma.

Jeanine Henderson: Schoolyard Prairie

Jeanine Henderson’s latest illustration commission was a set of 26 wildflowers and prairie grasses for an elementary school poster. The school district is one of the first of its kind: 80% sustainable on reusable energy with solar, wind and thermo power, surrounded by a prairie reserve. The poster will be used as a guide to teach the students what kind of fauna is growing all around them.